In loving memory of Peter Cochrane

Peter was kind, enthusiastic and immeasurably thoughtful. He was a loving husband and devoted and proud father of two teenage girls. His sense of fun and zest for life were familiar to all who knew him.

Peter loved dining out, socialising with friends and family, reading, going to movies and theatre, listening to music and gardening. He immersed himself in the cultural life of the places he lived.

Peter had a very successful career as a journalist, writer and editor, specialising in the arts during his career on The Sydney Morning Herald, and later working to create beautiful publications and content for the University of Tasmania.

We will miss him every single day.

Total raised so far to support CJD Research in Australia – $6,960.00

Total allocated to prion disease research in Australia – $5,690.00

2021 – $5,630.00 allocated to CJDSGN Donation 2021 in memory of Catherine & Michael Heagerty, Peter Cochrane and Merianne Brown. Awarded to ANCJDR – FLUOstar Omega for RT-QuIC.

Held to allocate – $1,330.00

The CJDSGN guarantees that every cent received will go directly to support the CJD Research Teams in Australia, improvements in diagnostic tools or the work of the CJDSGN in supporting families affected by CJD. Peter’s family will be notified of your donation and consulted on the allocation of funding.

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Donation Total: $100.00 One Time